Arts in April

Sunday, April 25 |  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Arts in April is a free admission annual event at Discovery Center that celebrates the diversity of Tennessee through performing and visual arts. This event allows visitors young and old to experience the arts through the cultural lens of local artists who share their unique heritage with performances and hands-on activities. Performances and activities invite meaningful participation and engage all audiences in community life and multicultural arts, regardless of age, income, background, or ability. Free and open to the public. Limited capacity on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Schedule of Activities

In the Adventure Room

  • Gallery Space featuring Murfreesboro Art League live painters and Mary Watkin’s art
  • Children’s author Carmen Maples & affirmation coloring pages activity

In The Studio

  • Live portrait drawings with Mary Watkins 9 am – 4 pm
  • Art activities with DC Artists in Residence, Kelsey & Stacy

2nd Floor

  • 12:00 – 1:00 pm: Drawing Tutorials with Linebaugh Library
  • 11:00 am – 1:00 pm: Musical Performances with Seven Times Smooth

Outside on the Patio

  • 10:00 am & 10:30 am: Chinese Dance & Drumming Performances by Chinese Arts Alliance of Nashville
  • 12:00 pm & 3:00 pm: Simon Says Yoga with Royal Massage and Yoga Lounge
  • 1:00 pm: Mindfulness Jars Workshop with Royal Massage and Yoga Lounge (limited capacity, first come)
  • 2:00 pm & 3:00 pm: Wetlands Mindfulness & Movement Experience with shackled feet DANCE

Outside in the Amphitheatre

  • 11:30 am & 12:15 pm: Bloom Where You Are – Spoken Word Performances with Free Fyre poets

Outside in the Wisteria Classroom

  • 1:15 pm: Dancing into Spring Performance with Duncan Dance South
  • 2:15 pm: Persephone and Demeter Performance & Workshop with Duncan Dance South